Forces, Fun and Flight

Take off with Port Discover’s aviation exhibit that features a flight simulator, the popular Bernoulli Blower, and our new Bernoulli Blowout basketball game! Our hands on exhibit explores the fantastic world of flight and understanding the science and forces that make flight possible.

Farm to Table

Pasquotank County is home to over 85, 600 acres of farmland and has over 145 farms. Of all that acreage, 36,303 acres produce soybeans, 21,303 produce corn for grain, 13,349 produce wheat for grain, and 5,248 produce vegetables. Come learn about our robust farming community and the science of farm to table nutrition. Exhibit made possible by Piedmont Gas.

From Sea to Sink
Come explore the world of water, from fish tanks with local river fish to an interactive water table to learn how water travels. It lots of fun to play with water (aprons available for those who REALLY enjoy playing with water) 

The Natural World
Port Discover is crawling with critters including our beautiful corn snake, Lily. Our fish Ice as well as our two new guinea pigs Orville and Wilbur.

Lights, Laughs, and Lift Off Play Area
Our new and improved play area is hands-on fun. Enjoy our giant light bright and light table, role play and get cleared for landing in our air traffic control tower, or explore building with translucent magnetic blocks on our light table. Complete with a reading nook, sensory table, and place for mom and dad to enjoy a cup of coffee.

The Discovery Zone Classroom-3D Printing and more!

Come experience even more hands-on science and learning in our discovery zone classroom. Come build on our lego table, or test gears on our magnetic table, experiment in our sink or float  station, or create masterpieces in our art center where you can even create your own wall mural. In the classroom we also offer a study table where you can do homework or read up on your favorite science topic with books from our mini library.

We also have a 3-D Printing station where you can watch and learn about 3-D Printers! Come see what we are printing this week! Exhibit made possible by the Walmart Foundation.

Port Discover:Northeastern North Carolina's Center for Hands-On Science

611 E. Main St. Elizabeth City, NC 27909 (252) 338-6117

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